LISTEN: Carter Tutti Void LP Stream

Plus! GEAR PORN gallery of equipment used at the recording

Carter Tutti Void’s Transverse collaboration seems to be acquiring quite a life of its own, with rave reviews anywhere from NME to Wire, Stool Pigeon and Vice… and imminently, on the Quietus too.

This is surely because the album, made at the Mute Short Circuit Festival last May, succeeds in capturing the spirit on which the four tracks were made: unforced creativity and a genuine sense of engagement between Chris Carter, Cosey Fanni Tutti and Nik Colk Void, and their desire to then pass on this warmth to their audience.

As we wrote in our live review at the time "there is no nihilism in this noise, nothing but a deep and wonderful sense of love."

We’re therefore pleased to be able to spread the love a little more with this stream of the album from Mute. You can Pre-order Transverse here and get yourselves an exclusive track.

Below the album stream you can find a gallery of the equipment used in the preparation sessions for the Short Circuit event, and then also on the night itself. All photographs thanks to Chris Carter and Nik Colk Void.

Gallery & list of equipment used in Transverse

Top: Eventide Time Factor effect unit

Foreground: Korg ‘KP3 Kaoss Pad’ (used for sample loops)

As used by: Chris Carter

Top: Boss VE20 Vocal Processor effects unit

Bottom: Native Instruments ‘Guitar Rig 4’, guitar effect controller

As used by: Cosey Fanni Tutti

Hohner G3T Champagne headless guitar

As used by: Cosey Fanni Tutti

Chimera BC16 micro-modular synthesiser

As used by: Chris Carter

Background: Apple MacBook Air running ‘Guitar Rig 4’ and ‘Ableton Live 8’ software

Foreground: Korg Monotron synthesiser

As used by: Cosey Fanni Tutti

Foreground: Korg ER1 Electribe Rhythm Synthesiser

Background: MOTU ‘UltraLite Mk3 Hybrid’ laptop audio interface

As used by: Chris Carter

Background: 2x ‘Faderfox LV1’ MIDI controller fader units

Foreground Left: Korg Monotron synthesiser

Foreground Right: ‘Korg mini-KP’ Kaoss Pad effect unit (custom modified)

As used by: Chris Carter

Gear also used by Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti but not photographed: Apple iPad running the ‘Touchable’ app, and a second Apple MacBook Air running ‘Touchable’ and ‘Ableton Live 8’ software.

USA Fender Telecaster, violin bow, drum stick

As used by: Nik Colk Void

Holiest Grail / Electro harmonix

As used by: Nik Colk Void

Roland SP-555 sampler sequencer

As used by: Nik Colk Void

Boss Digital shifter / Delay PS-2, Boss Digital pitch shifter / delay PS-3, Boss Super Feedbacker & Distortion, Boss Digital Delay DD-3m, Boss Equaliser GE-7

As used by: Nik Colk Void

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